Contact Us

1100 McKinley Road
St Marys, OH 45885
P: 419-394-7840
F: 419-394-4776

Forty-Three Million Wheels...

A leader in the manufacture of
cast aluminum automotive wheels.

Our products can be found on some
of the most popular vehicles today.

Our clients include some of the largest
auto manufacturers in the world.

Current Openings

The development, growth and success of Kosei have been due to individual energy, intelligence and dedication of our associates. We are always looking for qualified and motivated people to join our team.  As a subsidiary of Kosei Aluminum Co., LTD., our reputation for high quality products and customer satisfaction has helped us continue to grow and to provide our more than 400 associates with over 30 years of steady employment.  We have plans for future growth and joining the Kosei team will provide you a rewarding career with an excellent compensation and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Card
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with 6 percent Company Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Bonus programs
  • Company Paid Uniforms, Safety Shoes, Glasses, etc.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities 

If you're ready for the next step in your career development and a place to put your ideas into practice, then we want to hear from you TODAY.  You may apply on-line at our website or in person at:    1100 McKinley Road, St. Marys OH  45885



Hourly Positions


  • ​​Sets up lathes, machining centers, and robots.  Enters and edits machine programs, and sets up parameters.
  • Performs tool changes as required and verifies all dimensions using appropriate measuring instruments and gauges.
  • Performs regular quality checks, adjustments, cleaning, preventive maintenance, and minor repairs.
  • Maintains related documentation and completes S.P.C. charts and check sheets.
  • Operates and maintains coolant and filter systems.


  • At least six (6) months of related CNC machining experience and working knowledge of Statistical Process Control is required.
  • High school diploma, or equivalent, is required.


  • Starting wage rates--$19.95/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus if attendance is "perfect" for one (1) pay period (two weeks)
  • Top wage rates--$24.25/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus
  • Extra $2.00/hr weekend bonus for Sat./Sun. hours worked--IF attendance bonus is earned for same pay period
Hourly Positions


  1. Provides 1st level help desk support to resolve problems to the end user’s satisfaction
  • Monitor and respond quickly and effectively to requests received through the IT helpdesk
  • Utilize and maintain the helpdesk tracking software
  • Ask questions to determine nature of problem
  • Run diagnostic software to resolve problems
  1. Installs and/or modify configurations, utilities, software default settings, etc. for the local workstation.
  2. Sets-up/Repairs/Rollouts for basic cell phone (Good for Enterprise), computer peripherals for users, printers, scanning guns.
  3. Assists with maintaining inventory of all equipment, hardware, software and software licenses.
  4. Assists with onboarding and training of new users.
  5. Assists with user set-up including network folder access, MES, Dynamics 365, MS Office 365, Network, SharePoint, and password set-up and maintenance.
  6. Provides on-call support on rotating basis for weekend/night coverage.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent is required; Two-year college degree (or equivalent) in Network Engineering or Computer Technology is preferred.
  2. At least one year of experience with related computer systems and technical support is required.
  3. Experience should also include OS repairs, spyware and virus removal, hardware, upgrades, and troubleshooting.
  4. Judgment to adapt and change methodology when needed.
Hourly Positions


  • To develop individuals with broad knowledge & skills across several jobs and departments
  • To provide staff that can help cover short-term absence and open positions
  • To develop pool of candidates to be considered for future supervisory roles


1.  Performs the normal duties of the following positions as assigned:

  • Casting Operator
  • Pre-Machining Operator
  • Melting Operator
  • De-burr/Leak Test Operator
  • Painting Line Operator
  • Final Inspection Operator

2.  Rotates between positions and departments to perform variety of tasks on an intermittent basis (from day-to-day and during each shift).Might be asked to work a reasonable amount of overtime to help support various positions and departments.

3.  Reports directly to Deputy Plant Manager (1st shift) or Superintendent (2nd & 3rd shifts) but might also perform duties as directed by the First Line Supervisor or Department Supervisor of the department to which he/she is assigned each day.


1.  Six (6) months or more of active service with the Company is required.

2.  Proven experience in performing one or more of the above-listed positions is strongly preferred.

3.  Performance evaluations with “above average” ratings are required.

4.  Excellent attendance (zero demerits or better) and excellent safety record are required.

5.  Willingness to work a reasonable amount of overtime is required.

6.  After training, demonstrated competency for each of the above-listed positions is required.

7.  After training, forklift license and demonstrated competency in forklift operation is required.

Hourly Positions

Performs layout, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of 480-3 phase electrical systems including wiring and conduit runs, communication cables, control and coaxial wiring, thermocouples and power distribution systems.


  • Starting wage rate (varies by experience/skill)--$24.01/hr to $29.47/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus if attendance is "perfect" for one (1) pay period (two weeks)
  • Top wage rate --$30.25/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus
  • Extra $2.00/hr weekend bonus for Sat./Sun. hours worked--IF attendance bonus is earned for same pay period
Hourly Positions

Set-up and operate a variety of machines and/or monitor processes related to the manufacture of high quality cast aluminum wheels.


  • Starting wage rates (varies by position)--$16.65/hr to $20.65/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus if attendance is "perfect" for one (1) pay period (two weeks)
  • Top wage rates (varies by position)--$20.60/hr to $24.55/hr --includes $1.00/hr attendance bonus
  • Extra $2.00/hr weekend bonus for Sat./Sun. hours worked--IF attendance bonus is earned for same pay period
Salary Positions


1)  Supports and maintains continuous and efficient operation of the server and desktop environment by proactively monitoring the utilization and performance of critical equipment and services--including servers, the Active Directory, and VMware.  Investigates, recommends, and implements effective solutions for resource and business computing issues.

2)  Plans and monitors system to ensure that storage space meets the resource requirements of multiple databases in development, testing, and production environments.

3)  Assesses constraints and implications of system changes.  Determines appropriate solutions and implements comprehensive testing before making changes to the production environment.  Documents and maintains appropriate backup procedures.

4)  Interfaces with user departments to provide efficient second level technical support, solve issues, and minimize disruption of services for clients and staff.  Coordinates with vendors for support as necessary.

5)  Evaluates the potential benefits of alternative technologies as directed by the I.T. Manager.  Compiles cost-benefit analyses for assigned I.T. projects.

6)  Supports administration, usage, and maintenance of other systems, including:

  • Desk and cellular telephone systems
  • Purchasing or leasing of printers and facsimiles
  • SharePoint System
  • Professional documentation for all supported systems


1)  At least five (5) years of progressive experience in providing technical support for a Microsoft environment--including Office 365, network and server products is required.  At least three (3) years of system administration experience is also required.

2)  Relevant Associate degree, or equivalent, is required. 

3)  Specific experience should also include administration of all communication systems and assets of the organization (networks, remote/handheld computing, mobiles, VoIP telephony)

4)  Experience with the following is strongly preferred:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Inventory systems (e.g., Whatsup, PDQ)
  • Interfacing with vendors and negotiation of licensing and service agreements
  • Hardware and software deployment methodologies and use of deployment software (e.g., PDQ)
  • WSUS, Cisco AMP, Veeam, or similar software
  • SAN/NAS solutions

5)  Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills are also essential.

Salary Positions


1.  Plans and delegates production assignments under the direction of the Department Supervisor.

2.  Orients and trains associate to perform tasks in compliance with safety/environmental, quality, productivity, housekeeping, and general policies

3.  Communicates with other departments and shifts in order to maintain proper coordination of production and maintenance tasks.

4.  Reviews and analyzes production processes and results and implements corrective action, where necessary.

5.  Compiles information for periodic reports with respect to various topics including quality, safety, environment, attendance, productivity and scrap.

6.  Reviews associate performance and provides appropriate feedback and counseling under the direction of the Department Supervisor.

7.  Provides open, two-way communications with associates through daily contact, and shift start meetings.

8.  Assists with hands-on production tasks in emergency situations



1.  At least three years of experience in a high-volume manufacturing company is required.

2.  At least one year of supervisory/leadership experience is required.

3.  High school diploma or G.E.D. is required; Related Associate degree, or equivalent, is preferred.

4.  Working knowledge of statistical process control (SPC), root cause analysis (RCAR), 5-Why’s, P-D-C-A, etc. is required.

5.  Working knowledge of ERP systems is also preferred.

6.  Working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel is required and MS PowerPoint is strongly preferred.

Salary Positions


  1. Oversees the design, installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical power distribution for machinery, equipment, and facilities. 
  2. Reviews, inspects, and debugs electrical systems to confirm that equipment, components, and systems are functioning properly. 
  3. Analyzes existing electrical systems and implements modifications, as needed to reduce safety risks, improve equipment function and reliability, reduce cost, etc. 
  4. Plans and coordinates related projects, including specifications, cost justifications, project budgets, and detailed schedules. 
  5. Ensures compliance with regulations and related permits and licenses. 
  6. Provides training, direction, and assistance to electricians, HVAC technicians, and maintenance personnel for troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems.


  1. At least seven (7) years of related facility electrical engineering experience is required. 
  2. Journeyman electrician experience and/or related Associate degree required.  Related Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  3. Working knowledge of 480-3 phase industrial electrical systems and relevant national, state, and local electrical codes, safety rules and regulations, permits, and licenses required.
  4. Ability to read/interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports required
  5. Working knowledge and use of Microsoft Project software and computer-aided drafting/design tools strongly preferred.
  6. Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and written/verbal communication skills required.

Environmental Policy

Kosei St. Marys Corporation will strive to be the best aluminum products company in the world in terms of environmental...

Corporate Social Responsibility

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